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Curriculum

Students are required to complete a total of 36 continuous credits of graduate coursework, based on the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ Commission on Colleges, and receive the commensurate number of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) from USAL. The program has three primary focus areas: Spanish Linguistics, Pedagogical Foundings, and Spanish Culture.

Semester

JMU Course

US Credit hours

USAL Course

ECTS

Summer I

at JMU

EDUC 613: Issues in Education

4

Grammar I

7,5

TESL 626: Concepts in First and Second Language Acquisition

3

Studies on Spanish Variation

5

EDUC 501: Workshop

2

History of the Spanish Language

2,5

Fall I

Online

EDUC 642: Curriculum Theories and Issues

3

Curriculum Theories and Issues

5

EDUC 630: Inquiry in Education

3

Research Methods

5

*Classes will meet online synchronously once a week

Spring I

Online

TESL 525: Cross Cultural Education

3

History of the Hispanic World

2

Hispanic Culture

3

TESL 630: Texts for Second Language Learners

2

Fundamental Texts of Spanish

2,5

EDUC 641: Learning Theory and Instructional Models

3

Learning Theories

5

*TESL 525 and 630 will meet online asynchronously

*EDUC 641 will meet online synchronously once a week

Summer II

at USAL

EDUC 501: Workshop in Education

4

Grammarr II

7,5

EDUC 680: Readings and Research

3

Standards of Spanish

5

EDUC 660: Facilitating Experiential and Action Learning

3

 Research Project

5

Fall II

Online

EDUC 690: Internship

3

Research Project

5

 

 

36

 

60

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